Average Bench: 38.2% (569th of 1002)

Based on 4,521 user benchmarks.  Model: Hitachi HTS547564A9E384

Poor average bench

The Hitachi HTS547564A9E384 640GB averaged 61.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 0.93MB/s
Avg. Sequential Mixed IO Speed 60.1MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Hitachi HTS547564A9E384 640GB is 22.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Hitachi HTS547564A9E384 640GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 0.33MB/s
Avg. Sequential Write Speed 63.3MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,521 samples)
Min Avg Max
47.7 Read 69.9 88.1
36 Write 63.3 86.9
24.4 Mixed 60.1 83.7
48.4% 64.4 MB/s
Min Avg Max
0.07 4K Read 0.33 0.51
0.35 4K Write 0.93 1.17
0.07 4K Mixed 0.15 0.19
47.2% 0.47 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest HDD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
534GB free
Firmware: JEDO Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 80.1
Write 78
Mixed 77.2
59% 78.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 1.02
4K Mixed 0.17
54% 0.53 MB/s
74GB free
Firmware: JEDOA60A Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 79.5
Write 62.2
Mixed 76.2
55% 72.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.17
4K Mixed 0.18
63% 0.62 MB/s
352GB free
Firmware: JEDO Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 69.2
Write 68.2
Mixed 68.2
52% 68.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.11
42% 0.4 MB/s
531GB free
Firmware: JEDOA60B Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 70.9
Write 63.4
Mixed 64
50% 66.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 1.03
4K Mixed 0.13
49% 0.51 MB/s
579GB free
Firmware: JEDOA50A Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 86.5
Write 41.8
Mixed 52.2
45% 60.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.12
4K Write 0.84
4K Mixed 0.07
28% 0.34 MB/s
327GB free
Firmware: JEDOA50B Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 65.4
Write 61.6
Mixed 55.6
46% 60.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.08
4K Write 0.76
4K Mixed 0.04
22% 0.29 MB/s
124GB free
Firmware: JEDOA50A Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Read 59.8
Write 57.8
Mixed 68.2
47% 61.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 1.17
4K Mixed 0.17
56% 0.57 MB/s
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Typical HTS547564A9E384 640GB Builds (Compare 7,148 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
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Desktop
Desktop 43%
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Workstation
Workstation 19%
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System: HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $304

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